Thoughts and Feelings About Entering the Teenage Years as a Mom

Today my firstborn turns 13. Last night I tucked him into bed for the last time as a child and today he woke up as a teenager. A teen. No more pre-, no more child.…

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My Counseling Journey: What to Expect at an EMDR Therapy Session

My Counseling Journey: What to Expect at an EMDR Therapy Session For the last 18 months I’ve had regular visits to a therapist. Typically, weekly visits. Originally my husband, Zach, and I decided to go…

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Life as a Working Mom… and Loving It!

Have you wondered what life as a working mom is like, from the perspective of someone who enjoys it? Robyn and I have been good friends since our oldest children were infants (going on 9…

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Being a Mom in Times of Crisis

Being a Mom in Times of Crisis Right now our country, and the world, is in a time of crisis. As a parent during this crazy, chaotic time it’s hard to manage all the things.…

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Parent VS Friend: Why My Children Aren’t My Friends (YET!)

Parent VS Friend: Why My Children Aren’t My Friends (YET!) Often in our society today the lines between parent and friend become blurred. On social media, I often see “My daughter is my best friend!”…

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